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  1. ncbi Pathology and epidemiology of natural West Nile viral infection of raptors in Georgia
    Angela E Ellis
    Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 43:214-23. 2007
  2. ncbi Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus disease in three communities
    Scott K Fridkin
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1436-44. 2005
  3. pmc 25-hydroxyvitamin D status of healthy, low-income, minority children in Atlanta, Georgia
    Conrad R Cole
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, 2015 Uppergate Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 125:633-9. 2010
  4. ncbi Small-group discussions on menthol cigarettes: listening to adult African American smokers in Atlanta, Georgia
    Patricia Richter
    CDC, Atlanta, USA
    Ethn Health 13:171-82. 2008
  5. ncbi Race as an independent risk factor for breast cancer survival: breast cancer outcomes from the medical college of georgia tumor registry
    Carlos H Barcenas
    Deparment of Medicine, Section of Hematology Oncology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 10:59-63. 2010
  6. pmc Distribution and ecology of campylobacters in coastal plain streams (Georgia, United States of America)
    Ethell Vereen
    University of Georgia, Department of Environmental Health Science, 206 Environmental Health Science Bldg, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1395-403. 2007
  7. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in the provision of epidural analgesia to Georgia Medicaid beneficiaries during labor and delivery
    George Rust
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:456-62. 2004
  8. ncbi Prevalence of Dirofilaria immitis and gastrointestinal helminths in cats euthanized at animal control agencies in northwest Georgia
    Renee E Carleton
    School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, Berry College, 2277 Martha Berry Highway, Mount Berry, GA 30149, USA
    Vet Parasitol 119:319-26. 2004
  9. pmc Ambient air pollution and cardiovascular malformations in Atlanta, Georgia, 1986-2003
    Matthew J Strickland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1004-14. 2009
  10. ncbi The use of ambient air quality modeling to estimate individual and population exposure for human health research: a case study of ozone in the Northern Georgia Region of the United States
    Michelle L Bell
    Yale University, 205 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511, United States
    Environ Int 32:586-93. 2006

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  1. ncbi Pathology and epidemiology of natural West Nile viral infection of raptors in Georgia
    Angela E Ellis
    Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 43:214-23. 2007
    ..Although many species tested were positive for WNV infection, severity of lesions varied among species...
  2. ncbi Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus disease in three communities
    Scott K Fridkin
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1436-44. 2005
    ..Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection has emerged in patients who do not have the established risk factors. The national burden and clinical effect of this novel presentation of MRSA disease are unclear...
  3. pmc 25-hydroxyvitamin D status of healthy, low-income, minority children in Atlanta, Georgia
    Conrad R Cole
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, 2015 Uppergate Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 125:633-9. 2010
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  4. ncbi Small-group discussions on menthol cigarettes: listening to adult African American smokers in Atlanta, Georgia
    Patricia Richter
    CDC, Atlanta, USA
    Ethn Health 13:171-82. 2008
    ..Many of the articles address epidemiological or biomedical topics. While there has been some focus on social influences and marketing issues, more research and a greater focus on this topic are needed...
  5. ncbi Race as an independent risk factor for breast cancer survival: breast cancer outcomes from the medical college of georgia tumor registry
    Carlos H Barcenas
    Deparment of Medicine, Section of Hematology Oncology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Clin Breast Cancer 10:59-63. 2010
    ..Causes of racial disparities in breast cancer survival remain unclear. This study assesses overall survival (OS) after diagnosis between black and white women and examines factors that might correlate with this disparity...
  6. pmc Distribution and ecology of campylobacters in coastal plain streams (Georgia, United States of America)
    Ethell Vereen
    University of Georgia, Department of Environmental Health Science, 206 Environmental Health Science Bldg, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1395-403. 2007
    ..the waterborne prevalence of campylobacters in a mixed-use rural watershed in the coastal plain of southern Georgia (United States)...
  7. ncbi Racial and ethnic disparities in the provision of epidural analgesia to Georgia Medicaid beneficiaries during labor and delivery
    George Rust
    National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:456-62. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure racial and ethnic differences in the proportion of Medicaid patients who receive epidural analgesia during labor and delivery...
  8. ncbi Prevalence of Dirofilaria immitis and gastrointestinal helminths in cats euthanized at animal control agencies in northwest Georgia
    Renee E Carleton
    School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, Berry College, 2277 Martha Berry Highway, Mount Berry, GA 30149, USA
    Vet Parasitol 119:319-26. 2004
    Cats euthanized at six northwest Georgia animal control agencies were examined for adult Dirofilaria immitis in heart and lung tissue and presence of gastrointestinal helminth ova by fecal flotation. D...
  9. pmc Ambient air pollution and cardiovascular malformations in Atlanta, Georgia, 1986-2003
    Matthew J Strickland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1004-14. 2009
    ..reaching at least 20 weeks' gestation that were conceived during January 1, 1986-March 12, 2003, in Atlanta, Georgia. Surveillance records obtained from the Metropolitan Atlanta Congenital Defects Program, which conducts active, ..
  10. ncbi The use of ambient air quality modeling to estimate individual and population exposure for human health research: a case study of ozone in the Northern Georgia Region of the United States
    Michelle L Bell
    Yale University, 205 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511, United States
    Environ Int 32:586-93. 2006
    ..this application, exposure estimates were generated for a case study high ozone episode in the Northern Georgia Region of the United States based on measurements and concentration estimates from an air quality modeling system...
  11. ncbi West Nile virus antibodies in avian species of Georgia, USA: 2000-2004
    Samantha E J Gibbs
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:57-72. 2006
    West Nile virus (WNV) was first isolated in the state of Georgia in the summer of 2001. As amplifying hosts of WNV, avian species play an important role in the distribution and epidemiology of the virus...
  12. ncbi Changing characteristics of invasive pneumococcal disease in Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, after introduction of a 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    W C Albrich
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1569-76. 2007
    ..The rate of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) has decreased among both immunized children and nonimmunized adults since the licensure of a heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) for use in infants in the United States in 2000...
  13. ncbi Assessment of exposure to secondhand smoke at outdoor bars and family restaurants in Athens, Georgia, using salivary cotinine
    J C Hall
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 6:698-704. 2009
    ..cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, in subjects aged 21-30 exposed to SHS outside bars and restaurants in Athens, Georgia. Nonsmokers participated during 6-hr periods in outdoor standing or seating areas of bars and restaurants where ..
  14. ncbi Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in schoolchildren in a rural Georgia community
    Catherine L Davis
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, 30912, USA
    Am J Med Sci 330:53-9. 2005
    In the context of a national childhood obesity epidemic, this study sought to document the cardiovascular risk status of children in a rural Georgia community.
  15. ncbi Flavonoids and antioxidant capacity of Georgia-grown Vidalia onions
    Subramani Sellappan
    Department of Food Science and Technology, Food Science Building, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 7610, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 50:5338-42. 2002
    Vidalia onion varieties Nirvana, DPS 1032, Yellow 2025, King-Midas, and SBO 133 grown at Vidalia, Georgia, were analyzed for flavonoid content...
  16. ncbi Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) and spirochetes (spirochaetaceae: spirochaetales) recovered from birds on a Georgia Barrier Island
    L A Durden
    Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro 30460, USA
    J Med Entomol 38:231-6. 2001
    ..This concentrated phenology of spirochete isolations might reflect periodic amplification or recrudescence of spirochetes in reservoir avian hosts...
  17. ncbi The location and incidence of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Georgia: implications for placement of automated external defibrillators
    George Edward Malcom
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:10-4. 2004
    ..This study evaluates the relationship between population density and the incidence and location of OOHCA...
  18. ncbi Short-term impact of an HIV risk reduction intervention for soon-to-be released inmates in Georgia
    Ronald L Braithwaite
    Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:130-9. 2005
    ..Findings indicate that the intervention for the inmate population was effective in reducing sexual self-expectation and substance use and increasing condom use self-efficacy over a three-month period...
  19. ncbi Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicus (Theobald) in Georgia and North Carolina
    Elmer W Gray
    Department of Entomology, The University of Georgia, 413 Biological Sciences Building, Athens, GA 30602 USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 21:144-6. 2005
    Although the 1st published record of Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicus in Georgia (Rabun County) occurred in 2004, we report here a 2002 collection and identification in Fulton County, Georgia (metro Atlanta). The finding of Oc. j...
  20. ncbi Georgia mental health country profile
    Manana Sharashidze
    Institute of Psychiatry, Tbilisi, Georgia
    Int Rev Psychiatry 16:107-16. 2004
    This article is on the mental health of the population of Georgia describing context and mental health needs, extrinsic and intrinsic influences on mental health in the country, and health and social services for people with mental ..
  21. ncbi Washing practices on the microflora on Georgia-grown cantaloupes
    E Deann Akins
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Food Prot 71:46-51. 2008
    ..In the United States, cantaloupes are handled and packed differently in each state. Georgia-grown cantaloupes are brought to sheds, washed, and packed, whereas California-grown cantaloupes are field packed...
  22. ncbi Culex coronator in coastal Georgia and South Carolina
    Robert A Moulis
    Chatham County Mosquito Control, 65 Billy B Hair Drive, Savannah, GA 31408, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 24:588-90. 2008
    In 2007, adult Culex coronator were collected in Chatham County, Georgia, and Jasper County, South Carolina, during nuisance and disease vector surveillance efforts...
  23. pmc Development of an improved isolation approach and simple sequence repeat markers to characterize Phytophthora capsici populations in irrigation ponds in southern Georgia
    Ziying Wang
    Department of Plant Pathology, Coastal Plain Experiment Station, University of Georgia, Tifton, GA 31794, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:5467-73. 2009
    Phytophthora capsici, the causal agent of Phytophthora blight, is a major concern in vegetable production in Georgia and many other states in the United States. Contamination of irrigation water sources by P...
  24. ncbi Crop juxtaposition affects cotton fiber quality in Georgia farmscapes
    Michael D Toews
    Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, 122 S Entomology Dr, Tifton, GA 31793 0748, USA
    J Econ Entomol 102:1515-22. 2009
    ..8 m from an adjacent crop). These data suggest that integrated pest management programs for the stink bug complex in cotton may include farmscape level planning and targeted interventions as opposed to a crop specific management approach...
  25. ncbi Prevalence of hepatitis A virus infection among sewage workers in Georgia
    Linda Venczel
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Ind Med 43:172-8. 2003
    ..Wastewater (WW) workers could have opportunity for direct contact with raw sewage, which might contain hepatitis A virus (HAV)...
  26. ncbi Albatross populations in peril: a population trajectory for black-browed albatrosses at south Georgia
    Jennifer M Arnold
    Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, Massachusetts 02125, USA
    Ecol Appl 16:419-32. 2006
    ..The temporal shift in annual values coincided with the start of longline fishing at South Georgia and potential changes in krill abundance...
  27. ncbi Cardiovascular risk factor control in communities--update from the ASH Carolinas-Georgia Chapter, the Hypertension Initiative, and the Community Physicians' Network
    Brent M Egan
    Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:879-86. 2006
    ..The collaboration among the ASH Carolinas-Georgia chapter, the Hypertension Initiative, and the Community Physicians' Network provides a model for other ASH ..
  28. ncbi The Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act in Georgia: effects on time to Medicaid enrollment
    E Kathleen Adams
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Cancer 115:1300-9. 2009
    ..screened and found to need treatment either for breast or cervical cancer or for a precancerous cervical condition through the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) or in Georgia, other provider sites.
  29. ncbi Epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus and bluetongue virus serotype distribution in white-tailed deer in Georgia
    D E Stallknecht
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 31:331-8. 1995
    Serum samples collected from 1,396 white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in five areas of Georgia (USA) from 1989 to 1991 were tested for precipitating and serum neutralizing (SN) antibodies to the enzootic North American epizootic ..
  30. ncbi Disaster evacuation: an exploratory study of older men and women in Georgia and North Carolina
    Marlene M Rosenkoetter
    School of Nursing, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 33:46-54. 2007
    ..compare the characteristics, evacuation beliefs, risk factors, and health problems of older adults living in two Georgia counties and three North Carolina counties regarding willingness to evacuate in the event of a natural disaster...
  31. ncbi Description and phylogeny of a new species of Eimeria from double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) near Fort Gaines, Georgia
    Michael J Yabsley
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Parasitol 92:385-8. 2006
    ..In this study, 80 DCC were collected from the Chattahoochee River near Fort Gaines, Georgia, and examined for kidney and intestinal coccidia. Eighteen (22.5%) and 56 (70%) of the DCC were positive for E...
  32. ncbi Interpreting changes in the epidemiology of anencephaly and spina bifida following folic acid fortification of the U.S. grain supply in the setting of long-term trends, Atlanta, Georgia, 1968-2003
    Lilah M Besser
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:730-6. 2007
    ..S. with folic acid. We examined whether changes in these defects surrounding fortification could be distinguished from preexisting trends...
  33. pmc Identification of pathogenic Vibrio species by multilocus PCR-electrospray ionization mass spectrometry and its application to aquatic environments of the former soviet republic of Georgia
    Chris A Whitehouse
    U S Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MA, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:1996-2001. 2010
    ..cholerae, and 5 (0.8%) samples were positive for the cholera toxin A gene (ctxA). All ctxA-positive samples were from two freshwater lakes, and no ctxA-positive samples from any of the Black Sea sites were detected...
  34. ncbi Solitary erythema migrans in Georgia and South Carolina
    M W Felz
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta 30912 3500, USA
    Arch Dermatol 135:1317-26. 1999
    ..To evaluate the incidence of Borrelia burgdorferi infection in humans with erythema migrans (EM) in 2 southeastern states...
  35. ncbi Disease agents in Amblyomma americanum from northeastern Georgia
    A S Varela
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Med Entomol 41:753-9. 2004
    ..These three agents have also been detected in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). Because northeastern Georgia has a high abundance of both lone star ticks and white-tailed deer, and one of these organisms, E...
  36. ncbi Antimicrobial use in post-acute care: a retrospective descriptive analysis in seven long-term care facilities in Georgia
    Chesley L Richards
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 6:109-12. 2005
    ..Up to two thirds of long-stay LTCF residents receive antimicrobial therapy each year. However, little is known specifically about antimicrobial use in short-stay LTCF residents receiving post-acute care...
  37. ncbi Aflatoxin levels in corn available as wild turkey feed in Georgia
    S H Schweitzer
    D B Warnell School of Forest Resources, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 37:657-9. 2001
    Samples of corn available as wildlife feed from retailers throughout Georgia (USA) were collected during April 1997 and analyzed for aflatoxin to determine if levels harmful to wild turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) were present...
  38. ncbi Disease prevalence in Georgia turkey flocks in 1986
    M P Morris
    Department of Avian Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30605
    Avian Dis 32:404-6. 1988
    ..prevalence in turkeys was estimated by totaling the flock size of necropsy cases submitted to the University of Georgia in 1986 for each disease reported and comparing it with the population at risk...
  39. ncbi Elevated blood lead levels associated with the consumption of moonshine among emergency department patients in Atlanta, Georgia
    Brent W Morgan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:351-8. 2003
    ..All were moonshine drinkers, prompting concern that lead exposure from moonshine was underrecognized in this setting...
  40. ncbi Can summits lead to curricula change? An evaluation of emergency preparedness summits for schools of nursing in Georgia
    Arielle Buyum
    Division of Public Health, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands Department of Public Health, Saipan
    J Contin Educ Nurs 40:210-5. 2009
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  41. ncbi Monitoring of Culicoides spp. at a site enzootic for hemorrhagic disease in white-tailed deer in Georgia, USA
    K E Smith
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Wildl Dis 32:627-42. 1996
    Biting midges of the genus Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) were monitored at a Georgia (USA) site where epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) and bluetongue (BT) viruses are enzootic among white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)...
  42. ncbi Prevalence of epilepsy and health status of adults with epilepsy in Georgia and Tennessee: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2002
    Rosemarie Kobau
    Epilepsy Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS K51, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:358-66. 2004
    ..studied a population-based sample of 8057 adults through the 2002 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, in Georgia and Tennessee, ascertaining a lifetime epilepsy prevalence of 2.1% in this population...
  43. ncbi Health assessment of free-ranging alligator snapping turtles (Macrochelys temminckii) in Georgia and Florida
    Kristen Chaffin
    Wildlife Health Center, University of California Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:670-86. 2008
    ..Data were collected from 97 free-ranging Alligator Snapping Turtles in nine waterways in Florida and Georgia from 2001 to 2006. Eleven turtles were captured more than once, resulting in a total sample pool of 123...
  44. ncbi Sporadic Salmonella enterica serotype Javiana infections in Georgia and Tennessee: a hypothesis-generating study
    L S Clarkson
    Georgia Division of Public Health, Epidemiology Branch, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 138:340-6. 2010
    ..Javiana infections, we interviewed patients with laboratory-confirmed S. Javiana infection identified in Georgia and Tennessee during August-October 2004...
  45. pmc Change of genetic determinants of left ventricular structure in adolescence: longitudinal evidence from the Georgia cardiovascular twin study
    Gaston K Kapuku
    Georgia Prevention Institute, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:799-805. 2008
    ..Genetic contribution to left ventricular (LV) structure is generally recognized, but whether and how this influence varies by ethnicity or with age is unknown...
  46. ncbi Home food safety program for the Georgia Older Americans Act Nutrition Program
    Tiffany Sellers
    Department of Foods and Nutrition, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Nutr Elder 26:103-22. 2006
    ..This intervention improved several aspects of HFSP; however, additional interventions are needed to increase HFSP in older adults...
  47. ncbi Prevalence of the bopyrid isopod Probopyrus pandalicola in the grass shrimp, Palaemonetes pugio, in four tidal creeks on the South Carolina-Georgia coast
    Sue A Chaplin-Ebanks
    Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Marine Sciences Program, Savannah State University, P O Box 20600, Savannah, Georgia 31404, USA
    J Parasitol 93:73-7. 2007
    ..Shrimp were collected from 2 estuarine systems in South Carolina and 2 estuarine systems in Georgia and examined for parasite presence, sex, and gravidity. Site-specific monthly prevalence ranged from 0 to 6.3%...
  48. ncbi Circumstances of pregnancy: low income women in Georgia describe the difference between planned and unplanned pregnancies
    Anne Lifflander
    Vera Institute of Justice, 233 Broadway, 12th Floor, New York, 10279, NY, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:81-9. 2007
    ..Using Azjen's Theory of Planned Behavior and Luker's Theory of Contraceptive Risk Taking this qualitative study explores the reasons for the high rate of unintended pregnancy among low income women in Georgia.
  49. ncbi Mass loadings of triclosan and triclocarbon from four wastewater treatment plants to three rivers and landfill in Savannah, Georgia, USA
    Kurunthachalam Senthil Kumar
    Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Savannah State University, 3219 College Street, Savannah, GA 31404, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 58:275-85. 2010
    ..and pond water/sediment samples from four wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) and three major rivers in Savannah, Georgia (USA)...
  50. pmc Strategies for controlling blood pressure among low-income populations in Georgia
    Roberta Constantine
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division for the Prevention of Heart Disease and Stroke, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A52. 2008
    In Georgia an estimated 32% of blacks and 28% of whites have high blood pressure. In 2004 the rate of death from stroke in Georgia was 12% higher than the national average, and blacks in the state have a 1...
  51. ncbi Managed care: Strengthening the consumer voice in managed care: VII. The Georgia peer specialist program
    James E Sabin
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 126 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:497-8. 2003
  52. ncbi Spatial and temporal variations of mercury levels in Okefenokee invertebrates: southeast Georgia
    Bagie M George
    Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, 413 Biological Sciences Building, Athens, GA 30602, United States
    Environ Pollut 152:484-90. 2008
    ..This study measured concentrations of mercury in invertebrates of the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia, focusing on levels in amphipods, odonates, and crayfish...
  53. ncbi Multivariate statistical characterization of water quality in Lake Lanier, Georgia, USA
    Xiaoqing Zeng
    Warnell School of Forest Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602 2152, USA
    J Environ Qual 34:1980-91. 2005
    ..Cluster analysis suggests that tributary and lake monitoring stations can be consolidated. Reducing the number of parameters and stations frees up resources for increased monitoring elsewhere...
  54. ncbi An epidemiological investigation of off-label anticonvulsant drug use in the Georgia Medicaid population
    Hua Chen
    Pharmacy Care Administration Graduate Program, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:629-38. 2005
    The primary objective was to determine the prevalence of off-label anticonvulsant drug use in the Georgia Medicaid population and establish what percentage of this off-label use is evidence-based...
  55. ncbi Georgia's breastfeeding promotion program for low-income women
    I B Ahluwalia
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Pediatrics 105:E85. 2000
    Beginning in 1990, Georgia's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) initiated 5 new strategies to promote breastfeeding among its pregnant and postpartum clients...
  56. ncbi Validity and reliability of self-reported arthritis: Georgia senior centers, 2000-2001
    Jennifer M Bombard
    Arthritis Foundation, Georgia Chapter, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:251-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the validity and reliability of the 1996-2001 BRFSS arthritis case definition in a senior center population...
  57. ncbi Effects of instrument precision and spatial variability on the assessment of the temporal variation of ambient air pollution in Atlanta, Georgia
    Katherine S Wade
    School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0512, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 56:876-88. 2006
    ..Population-weighted variation in daily ambient air pollutant levels because of both instrument imprecision and spatial variability ranged from 20% of the temporal variation for O3 to 70% of the temporal variation for SO2 and EC. Wind..
  58. ncbi Fertility treatments and craniosynostosis: California, Georgia, and Iowa, 1993-1997
    Jennita Reefhuis
    Epidemiology Program Office and National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Pediatrics 111:1163-6. 2003
    ..Because fertility treatments are also associated with increased maternal age, this study investigated the possible association between fertility treatments and craniosynostosis...
  59. pmc Improved recognition of heart attack and stroke symptoms after a community-based intervention for older adults, Georgia, 2006-2007
    Mindy Bell
    University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A41. 2009
    In Georgia, mortality from stroke is 16% higher and from cardiovascular disease is 9% higher than it is nationally...
  60. ncbi Factors affecting the geographic distribution of West Nile virus in Georgia, USA: 2002-2004
    Samantha E J Gibbs
    The Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:73-82. 2006
    ..information systems (GIS) and logistic regression analyses to model the distribution of WNV in the state of Georgia based on a wild bird indicator system, and to identify human and environmental predictor variables that are ..
  61. ncbi Navigating the health system: diabetes care in Georgia
    Dina Balabanova
    The Health Systems Development Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Health Policy Plan 24:46-54. 2009
    ..Drawing on a framework incorporating physical, human, intellectual and social resources, the paper examines how these challenges are managed in diabetes care in Georgia.
  62. ncbi Fusarium species of the Gibberella fujikuroi complex and fumonisin contamination of pearl millet and corn in Georgia, USA
    Z Jurjevic
    University of Georgia, Tifton, GA
    Mycopathologia 159:401-6. 2005
    ..R. Br) and corn (Zea mays L.) crops grown in southern Georgia, and to determine their influence on potential fumonisin production...
  63. pmc Assessing exposure to disinfection by-products in women of reproductive age living in Corpus Christi, Texas, and Cobb county, Georgia: descriptive results and methods
    M Lynberg
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention s National Center for Environmental Health Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, and Division of Environmental Health Laboratory, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:597-604. 2001
    We conducted a field study in Corpus Christi, Texas, and Cobb County, Georgia, to evaluate exposure measures for disinfection by-products, with special emphasis on trihalomethanes (THMs)...
  64. pmc Internet-based morbidity and mortality surveillance among Hurricane Katrina evacuees in Georgia
    Susan T Cookson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS E97, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A133. 2008
    The Internet has revolutionized the way public health surveillance is conducted. Georgia has used it for notifiable disease reporting, electronic outbreak management, and early event detection...
  65. ncbi Outcome of patients undergoing gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery for medically refractory idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia: Medical College of Georgia's experience
    Kostas N Fountas
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 84:88-96. 2006
    ..However, gamma knife radiosurgery constitutes a safe and efficient minimally invasive treatment option for patients with idiopathic TN...
  66. ncbi Remote evaluation of acute ischemic stroke in rural community hospitals in Georgia
    Sam Wang
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Georgia, 1429 Harper Street, Building HF 1154, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Stroke 35:1763-8. 2004
    ..system in performing a valid National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) evaluation at the Medical College of Georgia (MCG). We now report on the performance of the system since its deployment in 5 rural hospitals in east Georgia.
  67. ncbi Genotype-specific carriage of Neisseria meningitidis in Georgia counties with hyper- and hyposporadic rates of meningococcal disease
    Scott E Kellerman
    Division of Public Health, Georgia Public Health Laboratory, Georgia Department of Human Resources, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:40-8. 2002
    Carriage of Neisseria meningitidis in a Georgia county with hypersporadic incidence of meningococcal disease ("hypersporadic county") and in a county with no cases of meningococcal disease was determined by a cross-sectional ..
  68. pmc Social resources and longevity: findings from the Georgia centenarian study
    G Kevin Randall
    Family and Consumer Sciences, Bradley University, Peoria, Ill 61625, USA krandall bradley edu
    Gerontology 56:106-11. 2010
    ..As the proportion of adults aged 85 and older increases, investigations of resources essential for adapting to the challenges of aging are required...
  69. pmc Barriers to healthcare utilization in fatiguing illness: a population-based study in Georgia
    Jin Mann S Lin
    Chronic Viral Diseases Branch, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:13. 2009
    ..Furthermore, we sought to identify what types of barriers interfered with healthcare utilization and why they occurred...
  70. ncbi Prevalence and impact of asthma in children, Georgia, 2000
    Anne K Mellinger-Birdsong
    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:242-8. 2003
    ..Asthma is a common chronic condition with significant impact on those who have it. Information about children with asthma was sought to guide state program planning...
  71. ncbi Human contacts and potential pathways of disease introduction on Georgia poultry farms
    Antonio R Vieira
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Large Animal Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Avian Dis 53:55-62. 2009
    ..such as the currently circulating H5N1 influenza virus, a survey was administered to growers in two counties in Georgia representing areas of low and high poultry densities...
  72. ncbi Ticks, Lyme disease spirochetes, trypanosomes, and antibody to encephalitis viruses in wild birds from coastal Georgia and South Carolina
    L A Durden
    Institute of Anthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro 30460, USA
    J Parasitol 83:1178-82. 1997
    Ticks and blood samples were collected from wild birds mist-netted on St. Catherine's Island, Georgia, and at the Wedge Plantation in coastal South Carolina in 1994 and 1995...
  73. pmc Rickettsia parkeri in Amblyomma americanum ticks, Tennessee and Georgia, USA
    Sara B Cohen
    Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1471-3. 2009
    ..the newly recognized human pathogen Rickettsia parkeri, we looked for this organism in ticks from Tennessee and Georgia, USA. Using PCR and sequence analysis, we identified R. parkeri in 2 Amblyomma americanum ticks...
  74. ncbi Prevalence and predictors of surgical site infection in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia
    S Brown
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hosp Infect 66:160-6. 2007
    ..In order to determine the prevalence and predictors of SSI in the Republic of Georgia, we undertook a multicentre observational study of SSIs in three urban hospitals in the capital, Tbilisi...
  75. ncbi Perfluoroalkyl sulfonates and perfluorocarboxylates in two wastewater treatment facilities in Kentucky and Georgia
    Bommanna G Loganathan
    Department of Chemistry and Center for Reservoir Research, Murray State University, Murray, KY 42071, USA
    Water Res 41:4611-20. 2007
    ..The two WWTPs selected for this study represent rural (Plant A, Kentucky) and urban (Plant B, Georgia) areas. PFOS was a major contaminant in samples from Plant A (8.2-990 ng/g dry wt in solid samples and 7...
  76. ncbi Phenolic compounds and antioxidant capacity of Georgia-grown blueberries and blackberries
    Subramani Sellappan
    Department of Food Science and Technology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 7610, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 50:2432-8. 2002
    Blueberries and blackberries grown at various locations in Georgia were collected and analyzed for flavonoids, total anthocyanins, total polyphenols, and Trolox-equivalent antioxidant capacity (TEAC)...
  77. ncbi Comparison of blood values in foraging, nesting, and stranded loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) along the coast of Georgia, USA
    Sharon L Deem
    Department of Animal Health, Smithsonian National Zoological Park, 3001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D C 20008, USA
    J Wildl Dis 45:41-56. 2009
    ..we provide baseline blood values for two cohorts (foraging and nesting) of loggerhead sea turtles on the coast of Georgia. Additionally, we demonstrate significant differences in clinical findings and blood parameters between foraging, ..
  78. ncbi Uptake of an HIV voluntary counseling and testing program for pregnant women in Georgia
    Maia Butsashvili
    Maternal and Child Care Union, Clinical Department, Tbilisi, Georgia
    AIDS Care 20:1125-7. 2008
    ..Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV project operated in Georgia and was managed by the Maternal and Child Care Union...
  79. ncbi A statewide voluntary patient safety initiative: the Georgia experiene
    Kimberly J Rask
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Atlanta, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:564-72. 2006
    ....
  80. ncbi Salmonella from gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) in south Georgia
    J Mitchell Lockhart
    Biology Department, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia 31698, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:988-91. 2008
    ..to 2006, gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) were collected at Moody Air Force Base, Lowndes/Lanier counties, Georgia, USA, and opportunistically surveyed for the presence of Salmonella species. Four of 155 (2...
  81. ncbi Black soldier fly (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) colonization of pig carrion in south Georgia
    Jeffery K Tomberlin
    Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Tifton, Georgia 31793, USA
    J Forensic Sci 50:152-3. 2005
    ..examining colonization by the black soldier fly and other Diptera on pig carrion in a plowed field in southern Georgia from 20 September through 21 February...
  82. ncbi Characterization of Sarcocystis from four species of hawks from Georgia, USA
    Michael J Yabsley
    Daniel B Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Parasitol 95:256-9. 2009
    During 2001 to 2004, 4 species of hawks (Buteo and Accipiter spp.) from Georgia were surveyed for Sarcocystis spp. infections by examining intestinal sections. In total, 159 of 238 (66...
  83. ncbi Trypanosoma cruzi prevalence and epidemiologic trends in lemurs on St. Catherines Island, Georgia
    Chris A Hall
    Department of Biology, Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia 30149, USA
    J Parasitol 93:93-6. 2007
    Lemurs on St. Catherines Island, Georgia were tested for Trypanosoma cruzi infection to develop a better understanding of the epizootiology of the parasite in nonhuman primates in the southeastern United States...
  84. ncbi Infection of a goat with a tick-transmitted Ehrlichia from Georgia, U.S.A., that is closely related to Ehrlichia ruminantium
    Amanda D Loftis
    Viral and Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop G 13, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Vector Ecol 31:213-23. 2006
    ..Our data suggest that A. americanum is a natural vector and reservoir of this Ehrlichia and that domestic goats can be reservoirs. The geographic range of the agent and its pathogenicity to humans and livestock needs to be evaluated...
  85. pmc Drinking water residence time in distribution networks and emergency department visits for gastrointestinal illness in Metro Atlanta, Georgia
    Sarah C Tinker
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Water Health 7:332-43. 2009
    ..07, 95% confidence interval (CI) = 1.03, 1.10; OR for Utility 2 = 1.05, 95% CI = 1.02, 1.08). The results suggest that drinking water contamination in the distribution system may contribute to the burden of endemic GI illness...
  86. ncbi Cluster of deaths from group A streptococcus in a long-term care facility--Georgia, 2001
    Carolyn M Greene
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:108-13. 2005
    Invasive group A streptococcus (GAS) affects approximately 10,500 persons annually; 1 in 5 patients >/=65 years die. In August 2001, CDC investigated a cluster of GAS deaths in a Georgia long-term care facility (LTCF).
  87. ncbi Molecular and serologic evidence of tick-borne Ehrlichiae in three species of lemurs from St. Catherines Island, Georgia, USA
    Michael J Yabsley
    Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 35:503-9. 2004
    ..Catherines Island, Georgia, were tested for evidence of exposure to tick-borne ehrlichiae...
  88. ncbi An after-school physical activity program for obesity prevention in children: the Medical College of Georgia FitKid Project
    Zenong Yin
    Medical College of Georgia, USA
    Eval Health Prof 28:67-89. 2005
    ..If feasibility and efficacy are demonstrated, implementing an after-school program like this one in elementary schools could play a major role in preventing and reducing childhood obesity...
  89. pmc The cytochrome P450 lanosterol 14alpha-demethylase gene is a demethylation inhibitor fungicide resistance determinant in Monilinia fructicola field isolates from Georgia
    Chao Xi Luo
    Department of Entomology, Soils, and Plant Sciences, Clemson University, 120 Long Hall, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:359-66. 2008
    ..fructicola field isolates from Georgia and that this overexpression is correlated with Mona located upstream of the MfCYP51 gene.
  90. pmc Ethnic differences in the association of birth weight and blood pressure: the Georgia cardiovascular twin study
    Sara Oberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Hypertens 20:1235-41. 2007
    ..However, most previous studies in biethnic samples have not found a significant inverse association between birth weight and blood pressure in AAs...
  91. ncbi The Georgia Cardiovascular Twin Study: influence of genetic predisposition and chronic stress on risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes
    Dongliang Ge
    Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Prevention Institute, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:965-70. 2006
    The Georgia Cardiovascular Twin Study is a longitudinal study of biobehavioral antecedents of cardiovascular disease in youth and young adults, including around 500 twin pairs with roughly equal numbers of African Americans and European ..
  92. ncbi Trends and seasonality of reproductive performance in Florida and Georgia dairy herds from 1976 to 2002
    A de Vries
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32611, USA
    J Dairy Sci 88:3155-65. 2005
    Trends in reproductive performance from 1976 to 2002 were studied for dairy farms located in Florida and Georgia using 2,897,517 Dairy Herd Improvement Association lactation records of Holstein cows...
  93. pmc Survey of emm gene sequences and T-antigen types from systemic Streptococcus pyogenes infection isolates collected in San Francisco, California; Atlanta, Georgia; and Connecticut in 1994 and 1995
    B Beall
    Childhood and Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 35:1231-5. 1997
    ....
  94. ncbi Seroprevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi in raccoons from South Carolina and Georgia
    Michael J Yabsley
    Department of Biological Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 29634 0326, USA
    J Wildl Dis 38:75-83. 2002
    ..13 sites representing the five physiographic regions of South Carolina plus five sites in the Piedmont region of Georgia (from April 1997 to February 2000), 104 (47%) were seropositive...
  95. ncbi Antibiotic resistance in the shellfish pathogen Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolated from the coastal water and sediment of Georgia and South Carolina, USA
    Craig Baker-Austin
    Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Drawer E, Aiken, South Carolina 29802, USA
    J Food Prot 71:2552-8. 2008
    ..parahaemolyticus strains from water and sediment at three locations along the Atlantic coast of Georgia and South Carolina during various seasons. These isolates were tested for susceptibility to 24 antibiotics...
  96. ncbi Prenatal smoking in two consecutive pregnancies: Georgia, 1989-1992
    P M Dietz
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3714, USA
    Matern Child Health J 1:43-51. 1997
    ..To explore the patterns of prenatal smoking among women whose first and second pregnancies ended in live births...
  97. ncbi Rates of and factors associated with recurrence of preterm delivery
    M M Adams
    World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Perinatal Care and Health Services Research in Maternal Child Health, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 283:1591-6. 2000
    ..Information about risk of recurrent preterm delivery is useful to clinicians, researchers, and policy makers for counseling, generating etiologic leads, and measuring the related public health burden...
  98. pmc Business and public health collaboration for emergency preparedness in Georgia: a case study
    James W Buehler
    Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research and Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:285. 2006
    ..In Georgia, public health officials and members of the Business Executives for National Security have successfully ..
  99. ncbi Off-label use of antidepressant, anticonvulsant, and antipsychotic medications among Georgia medicaid enrollees in 2001
    Hua Chen
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:972-82. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of and factors associated with the off-label use of antidepressant, anticonvulsant, and antipsychotic medications...
  100. ncbi Gaseous and particulate emissions from prescribed burning in Georgia
    Sangil Lee
    School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta 30312, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:9049-56. 2005
    ..phase were measured in the emissions of prescribed burnings conducted at two pine-dominated forest areas in Georgia. The measurements of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and PM2...
  101. pmc A cost evaluation of the Georgia Stroke and Heart Attack Prevention Program
    David B Rein
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, Mail Stop K 47, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A12. 2006
    ..The Georgia Stroke and Heart Attack Prevention Program is an education and direct service program for low-income patients ..

Research Grants72

  1. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..is for the RML for Region 2, which is located within and provides services to the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of ..
  2. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    DENNIS PATTRATH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..is for the RML for Region 2, which is located within and provides services to the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of ..
  3. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..is for the RML for Region 2, which is located within and provides services to the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of ..
  4. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is for the RML for Region 2, which is located within and provides services to the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of ..
  5. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..is for the RML for Region 2, which is located within and provides services to the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of ..
  6. Infant Screening and Diagnosis of Duchenne Muscular Dys*
    Paul Fernhoff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..is planned consisting of representatives from the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), the MDA clinics (six in Georgia), parents of sons with DMD, pediatric neurologists, and primary care providers. This board will meet twice yearly...
  7. The influence of air pollution mixtures on biomarkers of airway oxidative stress
    Roby Greenwald; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. Environmental Protection Agency for the establishment of the Emory/Georgia Tech Clean Air Research Center...
  8. Genetic contributors to diabetes and dyslipidemia in African Americans
    Michele M Sale; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The African American population from the Sea Islands of coastal South Carolina and Georgia has high rates of type 2 diabetes, low levels of admixture and, in general, consumes a diet rich in saturated ..
  9. Pilot Study: Self Management Groups for Veterans with Dual Sensory Loss
    MITCHEL BRANT TURBIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..with expert consultation from the VA Center of Excellence for Aging Veterans with Vision Loss (CAVVL) in Atlanta, Georgia and the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults (HKNC) in New York...
  10. E-Education in Research Ethics: Central and Eastern Europe
    MARTIN STROSBERG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..17 countries: Belarus, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Romania, Russia, and the Ukraine...
  11. Novel mechanisms to increase beta cell regeneration by p27
    SENTA K GEORGIA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The research proposed in this grant will foster the transition of Dr. Senta K. Georgia from junior faculty to an independent research career...
  12. International Training and Research in Environmental and Occupational Health
    NELSON K STEENLAND; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..a new Center for Air Pollution Studies in Peru with the help of a new collaborator from the University of Georgia who has extensive experience with air pollution and in doing work in Peru...
  13. IGF::OT::IGF
    Vivian Leung; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A pilot program began in 2009, and now includes seven states (Colorado, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey and New Mexico)...
  14. Role of CD98 Glycoprotein in Intestinal Inflammation
    Hamed Laroui; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As a new Assistant Professor at Georgia State University, Dr. Laroui submits this five-year career development plan under the mentorship of Dr. Merlin...
  15. PA-06-555 Senior Scientist Research and Mentorship Award (K05)
    GEORGE EDWARD WOODY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Petersburg, developing a study of thrice weekly Suboxone for Subutex addiction in the Republic of Georgia, and a study of Concerta for reducing HIV risk in adolescents with ADHD and marijuana abuse or dependence in ..
  16. Infectious Disease Genomics and Bioinformatics Training in Brazil
    Jessica C Kissinger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a renewal of a current ITGH D43 collaborative training partnership between researchers at the University of Georgia, the Instituto Oswaldo Cruz-FIOCRUZ in Rio de Janeiro, the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and the Centro de ..
  17. GHSU/WSU Cooperative Reproductive Medicine Network
    Michael Peter Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2013
    The overall goal of this collaborative Georgia Health Sciences University/Wayne State University renewal submission is to improve the reproductive health of men and women, thereby fostering the birth of healthy, desired children...
  18. Surveillance and Epidemiologic Research of Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy
    CHARLOTTE MARIE DRUSCHEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Neuromuscular specialists at each of the five participating sites (Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa and New York) will continue to review pooled data to determine if a case meets case criteria...
  19. Biomarkers of Exposure to and Health Effects from SHS in Outdoor Smoking Areas
    Luke P Naeher; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..human exposures to SHS originating from regular smokers outside of restaurants and bars in downtown Athens, Georgia. Exposures will be characterized using real-time area PM2...
  20. Prospective Cohort Study of Cryptococcosis
    PETER RICHARD WILLIAMSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S., including Hawaii, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Michigan, and Georgia. Mortality rates have exceeded 30%, largely associated with delayed diagnosis and neurologic morbidity...
  21. Three-dimensional cardiac accelerometry for cardiac monitoring
    Michael J Russell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Georgia, and diabetics, the elderly, and African American women are most at risk...
  22. Mini-plasmin: Pre-Clinical Evaluation of a Novel Thrombolytic Strategy for Stroke
    Irina Y Sazonova; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Brain and Behavior Discovery Institute of the Medical College of Georgia, in the context of the program for development of new therapeutic agents for stroke, submits this Innovative Research ..
  23. Nanotechnology for Multiplexed and Intraoperative Cancer Detection
    Shuming Nie; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and collaborative program involving 7 senior faculty investigators at three academic institutions (Emory, Georgia Tech, and the University of Pennsylvania) with broad expertise cutting across nanotechnology, biocomputing, ..
  24. Environmental Determinants of Autoimmunity among African Americans in Coastal SC
    Diane L Kamen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    The African American Gullah population of the Sea Islands of South Carolina and Georgia are a unique community for defining environmental factors for autoimmune diseases due to their low genetic admixture, environmental homogeneity, and ..
  25. RRSS #1 - Evaluation of Process Efficiency in the Task of Case Consolidation with
    Kevin Ward; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Many individual states, including Georgia, have also developed their own systems for processing and managing data...
  26. PEROMYSCUS LABORATORY MODELS FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH
    Gabor Szalai; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project is just underway at Baylor Medical College. In collaboration with Dr. Glenn (U. Georgia) a request was made to JGI/DOE for construction and sequencing of 50,000 Peromyscus EST clones...
  27. SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC REGULATION OF CV FUNCTION AND STRUCTURE
    Frank A Treiber; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Collecting data on 2 additional occasions in the Georgia CV Twin study (523 pairs, 302 EA and 221 AA) who will be T9.5[unreadable]3...
  28. Colorado CADDRE Study to Explore Early Development CADDRE_SEED II
    Cordelia Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..were established at six national sites (California, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Georgia) to fulfill this mandate and are currently carrying out the Study to Explore Early Development (SEED), a ..
  29. Atlanta Regional Community Clinical Oncology Program (ARCCOP)
    Thomas E Seay; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Partnerships with community advocacy groups, such as the Georgia Cancer Coalition, cancer organizations such as the American Cancer Society, the Oncology Nursing Society and ..
  30. NC CADDRE: Study to Explore Early Development (SEED) Phase II
    Julie L Daniels; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..were established at six national sites (California, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Georgia) to fulfill this mandate and are currently carrying out the Study to Explore Early Development (SEED), a ..
  31. MD CADDRE: Study to Explore Early Development, SEED Phase II
    Margaret Daniele Fallin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..were established at six national sites (California, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Georgia) to fulfill this mandate and are currently carrying out the Study to Explore Early Development (SEED), a ..
  32. Drug-Eluting Bioresorbable Polymer Scaffolding for Treatment of Aortic Aneurysms
    JACK CABELL GRIFFIS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of Jack Griffis (PI), who is an expert in cardiovascular device development;Ken Gall PhD, a professor from Georgia Tech who specializes in polymers;and W...
  33. One Health;Epidemiology of natural and deliberate contaminants (infectious and t
    Susan Sanchez; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The University of Georgia, through its "One Health" initiative, is committed to promoting, training, and conducting research in all areas ..
  34. Research on the Scope and Causes of Stillbirth in the US
    Carol Hogue; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..3-County area, the 5-County area of the Metropolitan Atlanta Birth Defects Monitoring Program, and the State of Georgia. A plan to enhance the existing perinatal data system is presented...
  35. Image-Guided Surgery of Endocrine Glands and Their Tumors using Near-Infrared Flu
    John V Frangioni; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In collaboration with the Henary/Strekowski/Patonay laboratory at Georgia State University, recognized leaders in the field of fluorophore chemistry, we have developed novel NIR ..
  36. Oral Health Disparities Among Medicaid Beneficiaries
    Sujha Subramanian; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Data from the states of Georgia, Illinois, South Carolina, and Texas were selected based on specific selection criteria, including large Medicaid ..
  37. Influenza vaccination using a microneedle patch
    Mark R Prausnitz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In Aim 1, based at Georgia Tech, we will design, formulate, and fabricate MN for simple, rapid application and long-term stability...
  38. ACR Basic Research Conference
    Bruce Neil Cronstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the five proposed conferences, to be held in conjunction with the 2010 ACR Annual Scientific Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, will be B Cells in Autoimmunity: From Antibodies to Immunoregulation...
  39. The Role of Obesity in Maternal and Child Health Disparities in Jefferson County
    Monica L Baskin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, residing in the Deep South (e.g., Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina) is associated with poor health outcomes for adults ..
  40. Recruitment of a Bioinorganic Chemistry Faculty Member
    Michael K Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To this end, the Center for Metalloenzyme (CMS) at the University of Georgia was founded in 1986 in order to foster state-of-the-art multidisciplinary research and training in ..
  41. Aerobic Exercise and Cognitive Training in Older Adults
    JOE ROBERT NOCERA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..S., 2004) and the University of Georgia (Ph.D., 2007). Following completion of his terminal degree, Dr...
  42. Sterilization Patterns In the United States
    Mieke C W Eeckhaut; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..use as part of the Generations and Gender Programme (GGP);Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Georgia, Germany, Romania, and Russia...
  43. Intra Cavitary Pharmacokinetics and Drug Resistance in Pulmonary Tuberculosis
    RUSSELL RYAN KEMPKER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Utilizing a unique patient cohort of MDR-TB patients undergoing adjunctive surgery in the Republic of Georgia and an innovative microdialysis method we will assess SLD concentrations among various compartments including ..
  44. A Population-Based Study of Fertility in Female Survivors of Young Adult Cancer
    Penelope P Howards; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Eligible cancer survivors will be identified through the award-winning Georgia Center for Cancer Statistics, which operates both the statewide Georgia Comprehensive Cancer Registry and the ..
  45. Outcome Measures and Infrastructure for Phase III Studies in Batten Disease, JNCL
    Heather Adams; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The meeting will be held September 22-24, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, Georgia. JNCL is a rare, fatal, inherited, childhood-onset neurodegenerative disease...
  46. Development of Personalized Assistive Technology to Improve Dementia Care at Home
    CHANTAL M F E KERSSENS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Fast-Track SBIR application submitted by SimpleC of Atlanta, Georgia, requests funds to test our current behavior management technology for persons with dementia (PWD), the SimpleC Companion, ..
  47. Prevention of the Complications of Bleeding Disorders Through Hemo Tmt Centers
    CHRISTINE KEMPTON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..comprehensive care and prevention services to persons with bleeding disorders in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi...
  48. Building Partnerships to Enhance Health and Health Care Delivery in Alabama and G
    RUEBEN CLIFTON WARREN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to forge and sustain a collaborative partnership between State and Local Public Health Departments in Alabama and Georgia, and underserved Black Belt communities in both states...
  49. Nanotechnology for Minimally Invasive Cancer Detection and Resection
    Aaron M Mohs; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Training will take place in the Emory-Georgia Tech Biomedical Engineering Department under the mentorship of Dr. Shuming Nie, Ph.D...
  50. Emory-GA Tech Nanotechnology Center for Personalized an*
    Shuming Nie; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..proposes a cross-disciplinary Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence (CCNE) at Emory University and Georgia Tech that will integrate nanotechnology with cancer biomolecular signatures (biomarkers) for personalized and ..
  51. An Audio Music Self-management Program to Improve ART Adherence in Rural GA
    Marcia McDonnell Holstad; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..music-enhanced audio self-management adherence program, for improving ART adherence in HIV+ persons in rural Georgia, a state that ranks 6th in the proportion of AIDS diagnoses per 100,000 in the US and 2nd in the number of rural ..
  52. Data Coordinating Center for Autism &Other Developmental Disabilities: SEED I&II
    Philip L Reed; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..all of the activities for CADDRE SEED, and has delivered a full spectrum of data center support to sites in Georgia, North Carolina, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and California...
  53. Climate change and heat-related morbidity among vulnerable populations in Atlanta
    Stefanie Ebelt Sarnat; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..we will conduct a detailed assessment of heat-related morbidity and climate change health impacts for Atlanta, Georgia. Specifically, we will: 1) assess associations between extreme heat and acute morbidity by age;2) examine ..
  54. Learning Biological Processes Through Animations and Inquiry: A New Approach
    J STEVE OLIVER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Summary/Abstract This five-year partnership project among scientists and science educators at the University of Georgia, Augusta State University, science teachers in high schools, and the Biological Science Curriculum Study ..
  55. Mannosidase inhibitors as therapeutics for glycoprotein misfolding diseases
    Kelley W Moremen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..takes advantage of ongoing synergistic collaborative interactions between investigators at the University of Georgia and Baylor College of Medicine with expertise in the synthesis of selective glycosidase inhibitors (Boons), the ..
  56. Age-Induced Impairment of Nutrient Signaling Results in Bone Loss
    CARLOS MIGUEL ISALES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..support to the Projects while at the same time promoting aging and bone research at the Medical College of Georgia. The overall specific aims of the proposal are: (1) To determine how aging alters the response of bone-derived ..
  57. Adipose inflammation mediates obesity-induced deficits in hippocampal plasticity
    Alexis M Stranahan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed studies will take place in the Physiology Department at the Medical College of Georgia, which has an institutional track record of excellence in diabetes and obesity research...
  58. Transscleral Drug Delivery for Retinal Disorders
    HENRY FRANCIS EDELHAUSER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..by applicant): The Ophthalmology Department at Emory University leads a multidisciplinary collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Nebraska, and University of Pennsylvania...
  59. Market Research to Predict Emerging Tobacco Product Use in Diverse Young Adults
    Carla J Berg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our specific aims are to: 1) identify market segments of young adults attending colleges and universities in Georgia based on their psychographic profiles using market research methodology;2) examine the epidemiology of tobacco ..
  60. Muscular Dystrophy Surveillance Tracking and Research Network (MD STARnet): Feasi
    RACHEL WIERZBA HERLIHY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has been part of a multi-state (Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, New York, Georgia and Hawaii) cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Muscular Dystrophy ..
  61. Access to Care of Medicare and Medicaid Enrollees
    Marlene Niefeld; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..who have been continuously enrolled in the Medicare and Medicaid programs for at least 12 continuous months in Georgia, Iowa, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Washington, or Wisconsin...
  62. Suboxone and Methadone for HIV Risk Reduction in Subutex Injectors
    GEORGE EDWARD WOODY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will be done at the Uranti Methadone Program, affiliated with the Addiction Research Center, Union Alternative Georgia in Tbilisi...
  63. Infection Dynamics of Ehrlichia chaffeensis
    Andrea Varela Stokes; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..immediate career goal is to complete a doctorate in philosophy in Veterinary Parasitology at the University of Georgia, while simultaneously making original contributions to her field of study, specifically, tick-borne disease...
  64. AZIDE TECHNOLOGY FOR DRUG DEVELOPMENT
    Kyoichi Watanabe; Fiscal Year: 2001
    Recently, Professor David C. K. Chu of the University of Georgia, Professor Raymond F...
  65. PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY GROUP
    Stephen Lauer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    The Pediatric Oncology Program at Emory University is the only comprehensive children's cancer center in Georgia and one of the largest of its kind in the Southeast...
  66. 3-D FLOW FIELDS IN CARDIOVASCULAR FLUID MECHANICS
    Ajit Yoganathan; Fiscal Year: 1992
    The faculty of the Cardiovascular Fluid Mechanics Laboratory at the Georgia Institute of Technology propose the acquisition of new research equipment to allow for state-of-the-art velocity measurement visualization in cardiovascular flow ..
  67. PROJECT INFORM - INFORMATION FOR RURAL MEDICINE PHASE 2
    MARY PUNG; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..network links the offices of the Magnolia Coastlands Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Henderson Library of Georgia Southern University (GSU), the Center for Rural Health and Research (CRHR) at GSU, Carl Vinson Veterans ..
  68. CANCER DIET KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEFS IN AFRICAN AMERICANS
    ADELIA BOVELL BENJAMIN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..ii) volunteers from a low-income, rural, Alabama community/ies; iii) college students from a HBCU in an urban, Georgia (Atlanta) setting; and iv) volunteers from a low-income, urban, Georgia (Atlanta) community/ies...
  69. Teens and Exposure to HIV Risk on the Web
    Ralph DiClemente; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..collaboration between researchers at two academic institutions (Emory University and the University of Georgia Public Health Information Technology Laboratory) and Harris Interactive, a leading internet research company with ..
  70. YNPRC Nonhuman Primate Clinical Medicine Residency Program
    JAMES GIBSON ELSE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), V.A. Medical Center and nearby Universities (Georgia, Georgia Tech, Morehouse)...